| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down three laws against prostitution in a landmark ruling Friday, deeming the bans on visiting brothels, living off a prostitute's proceeds and public solicitation "overly broad" and potentially dangerous for...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The latest poll on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's job performance makes one wonder what the crack-smoking, foul-mouthed, short-fused leader of Canada's biggest city would have to do to turn off voters.
Ford's popularity has hardly been dented by his...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Old-timers may recall the old days when Canadian politics were not just dull but almost blank. As empty as a modern white-on-white canvas depicting some vast snow belt in the featureless depths of Arctic winter.
But that was before Toronto's mayor and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- Frontieres Intl. Co-Production Market, a genre film forum which has held its first two editions at Montreal-set Fantasia film fest, will soon be expanding its reach to Europe, with a third order scheduled to take place in Brussels on April 10-12....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 3:07 PM
A new episode in Canada's political soap opera aired Monday when the Toronto City Council voted to strip Mayor Rob Ford of much of his budget and staff, an act of frustration by a governing body lacking the legal authority to remove the foul-mouthed,...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Peter Wintonick, co-director of the acclaimed 1992 feature documentary "Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media" and a producer, director, writer and editor on feature dramas, theatrical documentaries, educational films, television programs...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:10 AM
With all the recent drama surrounding Rob Ford, you have to wonder what the next stop is on the Toronto mayor's "crazy train." Even outside of Canada, Ford fatigue may be setting in.
Sunday saw him attending a Canadian Football League game -- despite...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Toronto City Council members voted overwhelmingly Friday to strip Mayor Rob Ford of his powers of appointment and emergency rule, an act of damage control as the leader of Canada's biggest city continues to provoke scandal and revulsion.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Toronto city leaders on Wednesday urged disgraced Mayor Rob Ford to resign or take a leave of absence to "address your challenges privately," calling his admissions to smoking crack cocaine a distraction and a stain on the city's reputation.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Thank you, Rob Ford.
Thank you for making American politicians look so good. It’s almost as though the mayor of Toronto was planted north of the border just to make the American citizenry think to itself: “Hey, we thought our guys were...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors," six months after reports of a video depicting him puffing on a crack pipe.
At an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall, Ford...